Origin of acetimeter
First recorded in 1870–75
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Examples from the Web for acetimeter
Every division of the acetimeter (corresponding to ten fluid grains), so emptied, indicates 01 per cent.
It is also common to speak of the degrees of the acetimeter as proof or over-proof.
To ascertain the per-centage of real acid, 5% must therefore be added to the acetimeter number.